Summer Wind – Poetry, Prose and Song in The Heights

Pershing Field Garden Friends invite you to celebrate the first weekend of summer, on Friday, June 19th from 6:30 to 8:30, at 942 Summit Ave in the Jersey City Heights.

This great little shop features fine teas from Do You Tea?, gluten free baked goods from WHOS Bakery and garden-fresh natural skincare products from Bloomsbury Sq.

Your donation of $16 will include a cup of tea and a sweet or savory bite, while enjoying the spoken word & song of local writers and singers described below. Come early as seating is limited.

All attendees will be entered into our special door prize drawing. Enjoy an evening with neighbors and friends while contributing to a worthwhile cause!
Jersey City Jam is a pop-up band of three friends who met through music in Jersey City. They have a passion for the American Songbook, Bossa nova and the Little Sparrow, Edith Piaf. They are:

Jackie Ross – Vocals
Jerome Bongiorno – guitar
Bart Erbach – Bass

The AnaBel Trio features three local college students who bring a warm and freewheeling approach to a variety of jazz, blues, and Dixieland standards. They are:

Anastasia Beliakova – Vocals
Marc Velez – Guitar
Dan Aleman – Sax, Clarinet, Everything Else

Madhuri Blaylock has a wild imagination and a constant stream of chatter going on between her ears, often revolving around vampires, warriors, and some really hot sex. She’s a bourbon-drinking, 4-inch heel-wearing, sometimes snarky dork. She’s   an introvert who can fool people into thinking she is an extrovert, all the while wishing she was home alone, not having to speak to a soul, lost in a fantastical world of her own creation. She does some lawyering to pay the bills.

Kevin Singer is the author of the supernatural thriller The Last Conquistador and stories including Left Among the Mutants and House of Flies, all available on Amazon and His short story The Girl Who Slipped Through the Mirror will appear in an anthology this fall by Intrigue Publishing. He writes about all things strange, supernatural and sci-fi at He lives in Jersey City, though he’d rather live in Hawaii.

Meg Merriet is an author of short stories and plays with an inclination toward gothicfairytales and gritty, dark narratives. Her short stories have been published inThe Antigonish Review and Mad Scientist Journal, and episodes of her young adult serial “Babysitting for Vampires” are available on her website ( Her play The Shapeshifter, a sensory theater experience for the blind, premiered at Art House Productions in February 2015. She currently resides in Jersey City where she is an active member of Jersey City Writers, a community of scribes dedicated to refining their craft.

Summer Wind, poetry prose and song in jersey city heights, poster design by Susan Newman

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